OpenLDAP for Linux Systems Training Course

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This course is delivered in German or English.

Course Code


Duration Duration

7 hours (usually 1 day including breaks)

Requirements Requirements

Basic knowledge about Linux system

Ability to use bash shell

Overview Overview

If your organization have Linux systems which numbers rapidly increase you probably face the problem with managing user accounts. Every user has to have an account on multiple servers, where you have to prepare that account manually. With this course you will learn how to setup one point where you can store all of your accounts, and thanks to this you will simplify and increase productivity of management processes.

Course Outline Course Outline


  • LDAP: What it is and what it does
  • Organization of the data in the directory
  • LDAP Data Interchange Format
  • Filters and search facilities
  • Adding, modifying and deleting objects

Installation and Configuration

  • Basic Setup and introduction to the OpenLDAP Configuration (OLC)
  • Mechanisms for data storage
  • Installation of OpenLDAP
  • Initial setup of OLC
  • Setting up TLS
  • Defining access control lists (ACL)
  • Logging System
  • High availability and data replication

Configuring applications and services

  • Configuration of NSS and PAM
  • Management of system users with OpenLDAP
  • Apache - Basic Auth configuration mechanism
  • (Optional) Samba - Configuration (as a classic-mode, non-AD, domain controller)
  • GUI tools
    • Phpldapadmin - Installation and Configuration

Public Classroom Public Classroom
Participants from multiple organisations. Topics usually cannot be customised
From 2010EUR
Private Classroom Private Classroom
Participants are from one organisation only. No external participants are allowed. Usually customised to a specific group, course topics are agreed between the client and the trainer.
Private Remote Private Remote
The instructor and the participants are in two different physical locations and communicate via the Internet
From 1660EUR
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The more delegates, the greater the savings per delegate. Table reflects price per delegate and is used for illustration purposes only, actual prices may differ.

Number of Delegates Public Classroom Private Remote
1 2010EUR 1660EUR
2 1305EUR 1105EUR
3 1070EUR 920EUR
4 953EUR 828EUR
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